APSCO is delighted to share the selection of Ms Aisha Jagirani-Deputy Director General, Department of External Relations and Legal Affairs of APSCO, as one of the Mentor for United Nations Space4Women Network, which is a United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) program that facilitates access to the benefits of space exploration, science and technology, and science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education, and STEM careers for women.
Space4Women strengthens the awareness, capacity, and skills of individuals and institutions to promote gender equality and women's empowerment in STEM fields with a special focus on the space sector. Role models within the Space4Women Mentor Network are space industry leaders and sector professionals with notable accomplishments that distinguish them among the global space community.
APSCO strongly supports the role of women in space and provides equal opportunities to women from the Member States in space education scholarships, training and employment. APSCO assures its strong support and encouragement for promoting women and girls around the world in space related fields.